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Lil' Rev and Boo Bradley

Lil’ Rev is a world-class entertainer and steward of vintage song and lore. Performing with ukulele, harmonica, mandolin, guitar and banjo, Rev has an unmatched repertoire of both traditional and original song, poetry, storytelling and humor. Audiences will sing-along, clap, laugh, and maybe even shed a tear at a Lil’ Rev performance.

Both entertainer and educator, Rev is renowned as one of the preeminent ukulele instructors and performers in the nation with seven instructional books to his credit.

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October 8, 2016
8:00 pm

Yid Vicious Klezmer Ensemble with Sockrates Sock Puppet Carnival of Morals and Logic

Join Yid Vicious for an evening of locally sourced klezmer! Tonight's show features original compositions and lesser-heard gems from the band's storied repertoire vault. Yid Vicious is joined tonight by the Sockrates Sock Puppet Carnival of Morals and Logic with a command performance of "Letters to the Willy Street Co-op Reader".

April 18, 2015
8:00 pm

Lillie Lemon w/ Gentle Brontosaurus

Lillie Lemon and Erica Wobbles are an indie electro pop duo based in Monterey, California. Songs are fueled by building crescendos and a unique hybrid of acoustic and electric sounds. Their long-awaited album, described as a "lovemaking session between folk and electro-pop", is an introspective, 11-track journey through heartbreak and tragedy. While /brak/ could be considered a downer conceptually, it's invigorating musically and spiritually.

April 17, 2015
8:00 pm

Papa John Kolstad w/ Yellow-Bellied Sapsuckers w/ Boo Bradley

Legendary folk-blues singer, guitar player and entertainer Papa John Kolstad has been performing more than 40 years, blazing a musical trail across these United States. He performed regularly on The Prairie Home Companion radio show with Garrison Keillor, has been a featured performer at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Philadelphia Folk Festival and the Winnipeg Folk Festival. In addition he has worked with David Bromberg, Ricky Nelson, Joan Armatrading, Odetta, U.Utah Phillips, Jim Post, Willie Murphy, Spider John Koerner, Dave Ray, Lazy Bill Lucas and many others.

April 11, 2015
8:00 pm

Quietrise

Quietrise is Joshua Garner and Xanna. Electronic Folk music from Madison Wisconsin. Born in Pennsylvania, and migrated and manipulated in the move to Wisconsin, Quietrise's sound is comparable with bands like Fischerspooner, Metric, and ChVrches. Its a mix of electronic beats, synth symphonies, and male/female vocal melodies. With songs about the complexities of human interaction and relationships, there is always new material to draw from.

March 27, 2015
8:00 pm

Spot w/ Bucky Pope

It's too bad SPOT got identified with the limitations of punk rock. Although he was once a general in that army (see SST, Descendents, Minutemen, blah blah blah) he ran outta that ballpark a long time ago and last year published the photography book "Sounds of Two Eyes Opening" a document of SoCal culture he captured between 1969-1982. Really, at the core of it all, the guy is a multi-instrumentalist/composer/performer whose music revolved mostly around Traditional and Celtic styles through the 90s & 00s.

March 20, 2015
8:00 pm

Sugar Still

"Handmade whiskey flavored harmonies."
Sugar Still is Sarah Blick violin/vocals and Charlie Cheney guitar/vocals.

March 7, 2015
8:00 pm

Katie Burns

Katie Burns is a Mineral Point indie singer/songwriter. Born and raised in Nebraska. Known for her angelic vocals and finger style guitar playing. Her band includes Madison’s cellist Eric Miller and other Madison musicians. She works with a number of accomplished indie artists such as Ben Brodin of Connor Oberst/Bright Eyes. Her music is ethereal, poetic and captivating.

February 20, 2015
8:00 pm

Hanah Jon Taylor

Acclaimed improvisor, Hanah Jon Taylor, will have a trio for this show - with Dushon Mosley on percussion and Alex Wing on bass and oud.

February 21, 2015
8:00 pm

The Getaway Drivers w/ Kris Sheehan

The Getaway Drivers are an indie folk rock band from Madison featuring original music by songwriters Bob Manor and Sheila Shigley joined by some of Madison's best musicians. The Getaway Drivers are celebrating ten years on the Madison music scene and have been nominated for several Madison Area Music Awards. The trio version of the band features Ken Keeley on bass, while Bob and Sheila round out the instruments on piano and acoustic guitar, fiddle and mandolin. This stripped down version of the band allows the storytelling lyrics and contemporary harmonies to shine.

February 7, 2015
8:00 pm

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